Oct 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
, the roadway is clear. >>> the government has a warning for millions of car owners. why the device intended to save your life in a crash may not do the job. >>> san francisco gets new target store. what makes this unlike any you've seen before. >>> charles schultz isn't with us any more but peanuts is coming back to the big screen. are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. . >> it is not too late to win $49,000 from abc7. these people want the chance: they are all ended through our facebook page. winner will be announced after the 49ers game october 18th. you can enter too go to facebook.com/abc7news click the win $49,000 button that will take you to the online form where you can enter. we'll announce the winner october 18th, after the game right here on abc 7. >>> if you think you are safer because your car has an air bag, new warning you need to know about. auto industry officials say the government has alerted them thousands of car owner
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
of state and local government, major lenders and community partners. data from 2007 through 2011 shows one of every seven in the flatlands neighborhoods received a default notice. officials will address the problem to take advantage of the new settlements. they hope to reach 3500 through community outreach and offer services as well as legal and financial help. >>> a's resume division playoff series at the coliseum 6:00 tonight they can't afford to lose another game. they worked out yesterday. each of the next three games is an elimination game. the area announced anderson will be starting tonight. giants in the same do-or-die situation they face the reds in cincinnati today. bailey threw a no-hitter and reds have not been swept at home all season. forget the odds the giants' bats have been asleep at wheel, scoring only two runs in both game one. one mover loss for the giants and it is over. this is the -- one more loss for the giants and it is over. this saturday it turns around. >> go to our facebook page under abc7news.com click on go giants and a's choose your team and post i
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
warning u.s. government agencies and private industry to avoid doing business with china's two leading tech firms. report warns that the companies pose major security threat to the united states. year long investigation found the companies are influenced by the chinese government and the telecommunications gear they sell may be compromised. the report to be released this morning vices recollection lay fors to block attempts by the -- two companies to expand in america. >>> cupertino-based apple not responding to conflicting reports about problems at foxconn where iphones and many other gadgets are made. foxconn denies workers staged a strike friday to protest conditions. advocacy group says there i was work stoppage that temporarily paralyzed production. workers set to be upset with tighter standards imposed. >>> venezuela's president chavez has won reelection. people were celebrating in caracas overnight it is his closest race yet after a bitter campaign in with it opposition accused him of unfairly using venezuela's oil wealth and total control of state institutions to his advantage.
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
high after fighter jets forced a syrian plane to land in a turkish capital. the government suspected the plane was carrying weapons headed for syria. >>> the captain of that cruise ship that ran aground off the coast of italy killing 32 people is trying to get his job back. suing his employers for firing him. he has apologized for being distracted the night his ship ran aground. he says his dismissal is unfair because he was not in command of the ship when it hit the rock. he's under investigation for manslaughterer, abandoning his post before all passengers and crew were evacuated and failing to communicate properly with maritime authorities. >>> santa rosa cyclist is suspended from professional cycling as part of the lance armstrong scandal. the government's agency is banning him for taking part in what it calls the most sophisticates doping program sports has seen. the agency says lance armstrong who has been stripped of his seven titles is at the center of the doping scheme and he not only used performance-enhancing drugs but demanded his teammates use them as well. >> some of th
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
additional supply very quickly, and that would help the prices. >> but the wheels of government run slowly. the u.s. epa rarely grants state waivers. last one was after hurricane catrina. because california has special restrictions to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world, the state must sign off first. >> you have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >> as painful as the prices are, not everyone thinks california should switch to winter blend so soon when temperatures can still be on the high side. just this week parts of the state suffered through a heat wave when summer fuels can help fight off health damaging pollution. >> the cleaner gasoline is a key control measure. it cuts the emission that is causes smog and sends people to hospitals and emergency rooms. >> with the exxon factory back on line, supplies should increase. wholesale prices dropped 40 do 350 cents but it won't be reflected at the pump until next week so expect prices to stay high a few more days. long-term the oil industry said california needs to expand infrastructure, build
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
, abc7 news. >>> the federal government is accelerating the removal of decaying naval ships from the bay area. vessels so old they are an environmental hazard. the department of transportation said it got rid of 36 ships from the bay, far removed from their goal of 48 ships. three more are scheduled by year's end. the remaining 21 ships should be done within five years. it's one of three locations nationwide where the government stores it's mothball fleet. >>> lisa argen in now with a look at what is coming up with weather and it's good news. >> yes, finally. we've been stuck in sort of a gray, damp pattern the past couple days. maybe you like that, but we have a big switch coming our way. here's other look outside. partly cloudy conditions. a weak cold front is pushing through the area right now but does that mean more rain or an about face in the forecast? i'll let you know next. >>> also ahead, the car of the future is already here. we will show you the new collaboration between silicon valley and one of the world's top auto makers. >> a woman's service warranty gets her five free rep